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LA Independent Women Film Awards Winners

It is with great pleasure for LA Indies to share the winners of the latest edition of LA Independent Women Film Awards. LA Independent Women Film Awards seeks to support and recognize talented female artists in a variety of cinematic genres.

The festival believes in the power of female filmmakers and intends to promote and award independent arthouse film projects from U.S. and international productions.

Best Feature & Best Director:

Keep Out! Women over 60

Dir: Seungju Lee For

Best Documentary Feature:

Golden Dawn a public affair

Dir: Angelique Kourounis

Best Narrative Short:

When I'm at Home

Dir: Ivana Todorovic

Best Documentary Short:

Changing Lives One Dive at a Time

Dir: Shannon Unser

Best Short Director:


Dir: Paulina Lagudi Ulrich

Best Female Director & Best Script:


Colleen Dodge

Best Unproduced Script:

Never Stop Running

Writer: Dr. Melissa Caudle

Best Actress:

Jennifer Wesse


Best Experimental:

Looking For You

Dir: Caroline CORBASSON

Best Student Film:

Whoopsie Daisy

Dir: Allie Arasi

Best Producer & Best Cinematographer & Best Composer:


Director: Heather Schmidt

Best Editor:


Editor: Betty Jo Moore


K&A: Lost & Found

Dir: Katie Shannon

Best First Time Filmmaker:


Dir: Vicky Zhuang Yi-Yin

Best L.A. Filmmaker

The Invite

Dir: Jordan Rader

Best International Filmmaker:

When I'm at Home

Dir: Ivana Todorovic

Best Music Video:

Straight Into The Ocean

Dir: Carolyn Laws

Best Series-Web-Pilot:


Dir: Rose Massett, Michael Klapp


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